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Maoists' 'martyrdom week' hits life in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, July 28 (IANS) Public transporters kept their vehicles off the roads in the interiors of Chhattisgarh's southern insurgency-hit Bastar region fearing attacks by Maoist guerrillas, who Monday began observing 'martyrs' week'.

Monday, July 28, 2008 2:35:10 PM

Sulabh to 'adopt' Rahul Gandhi's Kalawati
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Kalawati Bandurkar, the Maharashtra-based widow with nine children whose grim plight was narrated by Congress MP Rahul Gandhi in parliament, will be 'adopted' by a leading non-government organisation.

Monday, July 28, 2008 2:34:51 PM

Vikram, Radha hog limelight in national racing
Coimbatore, July 28 (IANS) Chennai's Saran Vikram and veteran racer Radha Selvarajan hogged the limelight on a rain-marred day in round three of the JK Tyre National Racing championship at the Kari Motor Speedway here.

Monday, July 28, 2008 2:31:35 PM

WWF-India's tiger conservation project gets Nokia boost
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The World Wildlife Fund-India's tiger conservation project has received a boost with mobile phone major Nokia pitching in to work toward providing education to villagers for sustainable development, and identifying alternative livelihood programmes for villagers around national parks, specifically Ranthambore in Rajasthan.

Monday, July 28, 2008 2:29:41 PM

Kotak Mahindra Bank stand-alone net profit up 14 percent
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Kotak Mahindra Bank has reported a 14 percent rise in its net profit to Rs.550 million in the first quarter this fiscal on a stand-alone basis, up from Rs.480 million in the comparable period of last fiscal, a bank regulatory statement said Monday.

Monday, July 28, 2008 2:29:22 PM

Marriott, Uppal group to open five-star hotel in Gurgaon
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Real estate developer Uppal group has signed an agreement with global hotel chain Marriott International to develop and own a five-star hotel sporting the Marriott brand in Gurgaon, adjacent to the national capital.

Monday, July 28, 2008 2:29:08 PM

Uttar Pradesh government to hone madrassa students' English skills
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Students of madrassas will now be included in the upcoming pilot project of the Uttar Pradesh government that aims to hone spoken English skills of government-run primary school students through radio programmes, an official said Monday.

Monday, July 28, 2008 2:11:38 PM

AMU to set up exclusive hostel for foreign students
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University will now offer exclusive residential facilities to the foreign students enrolled there, a university official said Monday.

Monday, July 28, 2008 2:10:11 PM

India's central bank to review monetary policy Tuesday
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) India's central bank will review its monetary policy for this fiscal Tuesday, against the backdrop of the country's annual rate of inflation jumping to a 13-year high and industry worried over the prospect of another interest rate hike.

Monday, July 28, 2008 1:52:43 PM

Slums behind Rahul Gandhi's house give police sleepless nights
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi Police wants a slum cluster located in the high security Tughlak Road area, where the home of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is located, to be removed as they pose a security risk to the high profile residents there.

Monday, July 28, 2008 1:51:39 PM

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